Internal Abuse Overtakes Viruses as Security Threat


Company insiders have overtaken viruses as the most reported security incident, the annual report from the respected U.S. Computer Security Institute (CSI) has reported.

The annual Computer Crime and Security Survey for 2007 surveyed 494 security personnel from U.S. corporations and government agencies, finding that insider incidents were cited by 59 percent of respondents, while only 52 percent said they had encountered a conventional virus in the previous year. PC World - Internal Abuse Overtakes Viruses as Security Threat

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 19th September 2007 11:29PM